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Listening to Cello Music
Listen to and watch cello performances online!
Medici.tv This link opens in a new window
Videos of classical music, master classes, opera, and ballets
Naxos Music Library This link opens in a new window
Find and listen to classical music online
Music & Performing Arts This link opens in a new window
Find recordings of classical music, jazz, and music from around the world.
Links to more Online Listening
To find CDs in the library catalog:
To find DVDs in the library catalog:
Check out this portable Zoom Recorder from the Music Library Circulation Desk to make high quality recordings on the go!
Browsing in the Music Library Stacks
To find scores in the library catalog:
- Search from the Music Library homepage. Click on the radio button for "Scores Only"
- Keep your searches simple and specific to find the scores you need. For example, Elgar cello concerto 85 (do not include "number" "no." "op." "opus" etc. as these terms can vary)
Browsing cello music in the Music Library:
- M3 -- scholarly editions, shelved alphabetically by composer
- M50--M54-- Solo cello
- M229--M236 -- Cello and piano music
- M286--M287 -- Duets for 2 stringed instruments
- M290--M291 -- Duets for wind and stringed instruments
- M350--M351 -- String trios
- M452 / M552 -- String quartets and quintets
- M1016--M1017 -- Cello with orchestra
- M1116--M1117 -- Cello with string orchestra
- ML410 -- Composer biographies
- ML418 -- Performer biographies
- ML910--ML915 -- Books about the cello
- MT300--MT318 -- Cello studies and exercises
Browsing Cello Scores in the Online Catalog
Finding Articles about the Cello
Oxford Music Online This link opens in a new window
One of the best encyclopedias for music research, includes a substantial entry on the violoncello, as well as entries on composers, musical genres and forms, performers, and musical terminology.